University Chapel Schedule

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A community gathering place for worship and forum, chapel reflects an Anabaptist/Mennonite perspective alongside the gifts, traditions and cultures of the broader Christian faith. Faith, hope and love are nurtured in the way of Jesus.

Wednesday, March 11

Chapel Worship: Parable of the Talents (Money) – Spencer Cowles

Parables – everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview, sense of self and God, without providing easy answers. Join Spencer Cowles, Director and Professor of Business and Economics, for a close look at the parable of the talents (money) from either Matthew 25:14-30 or Luke 19:12-28. Parables is the campus ministry theme for the year.

Friday, March 13

Chapel Forum: Writing Moral Fiction – Vic Sizemore

Vic Sizemore, novelist and shortfiction writer, will be speaking in chapel on the interesting dilemma that Christians face in writing “moral fiction.” Sizemore is on campus for the Writers Read program.

Wednesday, March 18

Chapel Forum: Voices for Peace

Students share a portion from their C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest speeches. The contest will be held this Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Martin Chapel (Seminary Building).

Friday, March 20

Chapel Worship: Hymn Sing

Matthew Hunsberger leads a hymn sing for chapel.

University chapel is held Wednesday (worship) and Fridays (forum) at 10 a.m. in Lehman Auditorium. All offices and departments, other than essential services, are to close in order to allow the community to attend and support chapel.

All undergraduate students, faculty and staff of the university are expected to attend at least one chapel each week. (Chapel Attendance Policy, p. 48/49 of the Student Handbook and Faculty/Staff handbook section 7.1, p. 166)

In addition to university chapel, Chapel Gatherings (seminary chapel) are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m., and Celebration: Praise Worship is held weekly at 9 p.m. on Sunday nights both in Martin Chapel.

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